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McConnell’s Reputation as a Master Tactician Takes a Hit

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:52:06 GMT

Senator Mitch McConnell on Tuesday delayed a vote on repealing the Affordable Care Act.By assuming that conservatives and moderates would come together to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Senator Mitch McConnell seems to have miscalculated.

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On Senate Health Bill, Trump Falters in the Closer’s Role

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:14:21 GMT

President Trump in the Oval Office on Tuesday.The president has largely remained on the sidelines, and some of the White House’s efforts to intervene have clearly been counterproductive.

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How Governors From Both Parties Plotted to Derail the Senate Health Bill

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:56:40 GMT

Gov. John R. Kasich of Ohio, a Republican, at the White House in November. He denounced his party’s health legislation in biting terms, saying that it would victimize the poor and those with mental illnesses, and redirect tax money “to people who are already very wealthy.”The Republican effort to overhaul the health care system inspired extensive bipartisan cooperation from states’ leaders — in an attempt to defeat it.

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California Today: California Today: The Fight Over Single Payer

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:21:34 GMT

People rallied in favor of single-payer health care outside the office of the Assembly speaker, Anthony Rendon, on Tuesday.Wednesday: Single-payer politics, the growing problem of bee hive thievery and why Jay Leno still does stand-up.

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Trump Campaign Chief’s Firm Got $17 Million From Pro-Russia Party

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:14:39 GMT

Paul Manafort on the stage at the Republican National Convention in 2016.A Ukrainian political party tied to Russia had paid President Trump’s campaign chairman for help branding itself as warming toward the European Union.

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Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads Internationally

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:01:03 GMT

Several companies have been affected by the Petya cyberattack, including, from left, Rosneft, the Russian energy giant; Merck, a pharmaceutical company; and Maersk, a shipping company.This ransomware attack, a more sophisticated assault based on a vulnerability exploited in May, hit companies across the globe.

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Ransomware Attack Raises Concerns Over Future Assaults

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:02:15 GMT

A laptop screen in Geldrop, Netherlands, displayed a ransom message on Tuesday after it was infected during a worldwide cyberattack.The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers.

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Global Ransomware Attack: What We Know and Don’t Know

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:37:12 GMT

A screenshot of what appeared to be the ransomware affecting systems worldwide on Tuesday. The Ukrainian government posted the shot to its official Facebook page.Researchers said the attack had originated in Ukraine, but then spread to at least 64 countries.

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Six Are Charged in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in England

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:01:19 GMT

Liverpool fans trying to escape before the F.A. Cup semifinal match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, in 1989.A former senior police officer will face manslaughter charges. The catastrophe killed 96 fans, who were crushed or trampled.

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Chris Paul Is Traded to the Houston Rockets

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:43:13 GMT

Chris Paul, 32, is a nine-time All-Star.According to multiple reports, the Los Angeles Clippers point guard will join James Harden in Houston.

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Philippine Military Says 17 Mutilated Civilian Bodies Found in Marawi

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:36:38 GMT

Government troops heading into the conflict zone against Abu Sayyaf and Maute militant fighters in Marawi, Philippines, on Wednesday.The grisly discovery comes as troops struggle to retake the city from Islamist militants, whose numbers are believed to have dwindled to between 150 and 200 fighters.

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Police Officers in Helicopter Attack Venezuela’s Supreme Court

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:02:36 GMT

The Venezuelan authorities inspected the area around the Supreme Court in Caracas on Tuesday after a police faction flew a helicopter over the court headquarters, dropping grenades and firing into the building, according to government officials.The attack, with grenades, was a rare act of disloyalty against a government under pressure from protests and an economic collapse.

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Sarah Palin Sues New York Times, Claiming Editorial Defamed Her

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:28:14 GMT

Sarah Palin at an event last year in Ames, Iowa.Ms. Palin contends that The Times “violated the law and its own policies” when it linked her in an editorial to a mass shooting in January 2011.

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A Canopy of Knitted Light at MoMA PS1

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:00:02 GMT

Take a 360-degree tour through “Lumen,” Jenny Sabin’s photoluminescent installation at MoMA PS1. Ms. Sabin won the museum’s Young Architects Program.

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About New York: How to Fix Mounting Miseries on the Subway? Political Bickering Isn’t the Answer

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:36:46 GMT

Metropolitan Transportation Authority workers at the 125th Street subway station on Tuesday after a downtown A train derailed.Investigating the cause of Tuesday’s derailment could help address the subway’s many underlying problems.

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Subway Derailment in Manhattan Injures Dozens

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:54:40 GMT

Firefighters at the subway station at 125th Street and St Nicholas Avenue.A southbound A train between 135th Street and 125th Street came off the tracks and crashed into a wall; the Fire Department said 34 people were injured.

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Struggle for Control Underlies Xi Jinping’s Visit to Hong Kong

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:33:17 GMT

The gold-starred flags of China and the white-flowered flags of Hong Kong flying outside a shopping center in the city, which Britain ceded to China almost 20 years ago.President Xi Jinping’s appearance this week, his first to the city as president, comes nearly three years after pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets.

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A Costly Retraction for CNN and an Opening for Trump

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:48:28 GMT

Anthony Scaramucci, a close ally of President Trump, disputed a CNN story about himself.The ferocious response on Tuesday to a breakdown in editorial procedures was a reminder of the network’s unique role as a nemesis for the president.

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Right and Left React to the Travel Ban and Other Supreme Court Decisions

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:00:22 GMT

The Supreme Court on Monday.Read about how the other side thinks: reactions to the Supreme Court’s decision on the travel ban, the health care bill and more.

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E.P.A. Moves to Rescind Contested Water Pollution Regulation

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:51:13 GMT

The Trump administration has moved to rescind a rule that would have extended existing pollution protections for large bodies of water — such as the Puget Sound in Washington — to include rivers, tributaries and wetlands.Environmentalists strongly supported the rule, which was a key conservation initiative of the Obama administration. But landowners and developers have bitterly opposed it.

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State of the Art: Amazon’s Vision of Computing’s Future: An Information Appliance

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:00:25 GMT

Amazon’s new Echo Show smart speaker, which comes with a touch screen, represents the model for a new kind of communal, household computer.

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Sports of The Times: Zen Phil Is Gone, but All Is Not Lost for Knicks

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:29:45 GMT

Phil Jackson watched the Knicks play at Madison Square Garden in January.The Knicks’ landscape is not as hopeless as it may seem, but the future requires years of rebuilding without interference.

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Timeline: How Phil Jackson Failed With the Knicks

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:32:35 GMT

He was part of the Knicks’ only championship era, and won a mind-boggling 11 titles as a coach of the Bulls and Lakers. But even Phil Jackson couldn’t resurrect the Knicks. He was dismissed as team president on Wednesday. It was a rocky three-year ride.

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Michael Bond, Paddington Bear Creator, Is Dead at 91

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 12:49:12 GMT

Michael Bond, the British author who created Paddington Bear. His books have sold more than 35 million copies worldwide and have been translated into at least 40 languages.The character — disaster-prone but good-natured and always polite — was the hero of children’s novels, picture books and animated television series.

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Heard of the Jimmys? It’s the Tonys, for Teenagers

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:39:40 GMT

Students practicing with Kiesha Lalama, foreground.This year, 74 of the nation’s most talented theatrical hopefuls took the stage for the Jimmy Awards, now in its ninth year.

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Netherlands Partly Liable for 1995 Massacre of Bosnian Muslim Men, Court Rules

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:30:53 GMT

In July 2016, relatives of people killed in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre sat with their loved ones’ coffins in Potocari, Bosnia and Herzegovina.The ruling, which disappointed the plaintiffs, largely upheld a previous decision that Dutch peacekeepers wrongfully ordered 350 Muslim men and boys to leave a U.N. compound in Srebrenica.

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Plan to Combine Fed and Davis Cup Finals Could Alter Tennis Landscape

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:15:34 GMT

A Davis Cup match between France and Britain in London in July 2015. Under the plan announced Wednesday, the final phases of the Davis Cup and the Fed Cup would be staged in Geneva.The I.T.F.’s board approved a plan to stage the final phases of the Davis Cup men’s team competition and the Fed Cup women’s team tournament together the next three years.

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Alain Senderens, a Chef Who Modernized French Food, Dies at 77

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:58:46 GMT

Alain Senderens at Lucas Carton in 2005, the year he acquired majority ownership of the restaurant. “I dialed down the tra-la-la and the chichi,” he told Le Point.Mr. Senderens, one of the most adventurous of the founding fathers of nouvelle cuisine, produced dishes that could entice and, on occasion, shock.

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Review: In BET’s ‘Tales,’ Rap Lyrics Get Lost in Translation

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:13:04 GMT

Matthew Noszka, left, and Nelson Bonilla in a scene from “Tales,” on BET.An anthology series based on hip-hop songs is an audacious idea, but the voice goes missing.

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Michael Nyqvist, a Star in ‘John Wick’ and the Swedish ‘Dragon Tattoo,’ Dies at 56

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:07:29 GMT

Michael Nyqvist, the Swedish actor, in 2015. He landed his breakthrough role at age 39 in the 2000 film “Together.”Mr. Nyqvist was a star in Swedish movies and television before playing villains in Hollywood thrillers. He also wrote about his search for his biological parents.

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Plague Is Found in New Mexico. Again.

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:38:38 GMT

The cause of plague, Yersinia pestis bacteria, in the foregut of a flea.Two people were found to have plague this week. What does the disease look like in the modern world, and why does it keep happening in New Mexico?

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Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes CNN to Task for Retracted Article

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:24:22 GMT

Stephen Colbert said a recent CNN article was the network’s “worst mistake since their short-lived spinoff, ‘Wolf Blitzer’s Rockin’ Situation Garage.’”Mr. Colbert found something he has in common with President Trump: Both enjoyed taking shots at CNN this week.

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We Taste-Tested 10 Hot Dogs. Here Are the Best.

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:21:02 GMT

The 10 hot dogs that were part of the taste test, clockwise from top left: Applegate, Nathan’s, Oscar Mayer, Wellshire Farms, Boar’s Head, Trader Joe’s, Niman Ranch, Ball Park, Brooklyn Hot Dog Company and Hebrew National.Sam Sifton, Melissa Clark and Julia Moskin tried 10 hot dogs for cookout season.

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Nonfiction: Tracing the Origins of the New York Police Department

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:00:24 GMT

On patrol in the 1850s.In “Law and Disorder: The Chaotic Birth of the NYPD,” Bruce Chadwick reveals how incompetent constables, riots and rising crime convinced New Yorkers they needed an official police force.

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